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Re-Run: Low Turnout In Benue, Storm In Sokoto

1 hour ago /
Politics 

Reports say there was low turn-out in the ongoing Governorship and State House of Assembly supplementary elections in Benue as party chieftains engaged in supremacy battle in Sokoto State.

PDP Cautions INEC Against Padding Of Results

20 hours ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to attempt padding Saturday’s supplementary elections results in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

IPAC Sues for Peaceful Supplementary Polls in Benue

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Benue state has tasked The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, political parties, the electorate as well as the general public to abide by the rules of the game in respect of the scheduled supplementary election in the state.

FG To Close Land Borders For Adamawa, Benue, And Sokoto Supplementary Elections

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has directed the closure of Adamawa, Benue, and Sokoto States’ land borders with effect from 12 noon on Friday, March 22, 2019, to 12 noon Sunday, March 23, 2019.

FG Approves N26bn Intervention Fund For States Affected By Conflicts And Flooding

2 days ago /
Politics 

The federal executive council has approved over eight billion naira for intervention in states that have been affected by conflict.

Senate Approves N30,000 New Minimum Wage As FG Looks For Revenue To Foot The Bill

3 days ago /
Politics 

Senate on Tuesday approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers.

APC Rejects Election Results In Bauchi State

5 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has rejected election results from the contentious Tafawa Balewa local government area in Bauchi State as announced by INEC's Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

House Sets Up Committee On Inconclusive Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

The House of Representatives has set up a special committee to interface with The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to resolve the trend of inconclusive elections in Nigeria’s electoral system. 

INEC Fixes March 23 For Supplementary Governorship Elections

1 week ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has fixed Saturday, March 23, 2019, to conduct supplementary elections in six states where the polls turned out inconclusive.

Benue Governorship Election Declared Inconclusive

1 week ago /
Election  Politics 

INEC has also declared the Benue state governorship poll inconclusive.

 

Police Deploys 7 DIGS, 10 AIGS, 62 CPS And 72 DCPS For Gubernatorial/House Of Assembly Elections

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

Ahead of Saturday’s 9th march gubernatorial and state houses of assembly elections across the country, acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, has deployed seven deputy inspectors general of police to the six geo-political zones of the country.

Collation Of Presidential Result Reaches Advanced Stage

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has continued to announce the results of the presidential elections held over the weekend across the country.

INEC Boss Reiterates Commitment To Protect Ballot

3 weeks ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reiterated its commitment to protecting the sanctity of the ballot and the integrity of the choices made by Nigerians at the polls.

APC/PDP Trade Blames Over Renewed Hostilities In Benue

4 weeks ago /

Two people were reportedly killed, and several others injured with countless others displaced in a renewed attack on Wednesday night on residents of Iye community in Guma Local Government Council of Benue state.

Eleven Persons Killed In Agatu, Benue

1 month ago /
Nation 

About eleven persons were reportedly killed early Wednesday by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ebete, under Usha ward in Agatu local government area of Benue state.

Ortom Sympathises With APC Over Chairman's Murder

1 month ago /
Nation 

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has commiserated with the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state over the murder of the party's chairman in Ohimini local government area, Boniface Okloho.

Kenya Recalls Ambassador To Somalia

1 month ago /

Kenya has recalled its ambassador to Somalia after the Mogadishu government’s decision to auction oil and gas exploration blocks at the centre of a maritime territorial dispute in the Indian ocean.

APC Chieftain Murdered In Benue

1 month ago /

Unknown gunmen on Saturday shot and killed an All Progressives Congress, APC) Chairman in Ohimini Local Government Area of Benue State, Boniface Okloho.

U.S. Envoy Sues For Issue-Based Campaigns

1 month ago /
International News 

The United States ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington has advised candidates of the various political parties in the forthcoming general election to focus on issue-based campaigns rather than hate speech and educate their followers on the need to ensure peace during the election.

Revenue Mobilization Allocation: Buhari Declares Names Of 30 Nominees As Chairman, Commissioners

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of thirty (30) nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission.


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